CfA: 2020 CSEEES Summer Research & Language Study Awards

January 21, 2020

The UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) invites applications from PhD and MA students enrolled in UNC-CH social science programs for the 2020 Summer Research and Language Study Awards. The awards support: 1) fieldwork in Russia … Continued

US-Russia Relations in an Era of Global Change

January 3, 2020

On November 14th, 2019, the UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Celeste Wallander, president and CEO of the U.S.-Russia Foundation and former senior director for Russia and Eurasia on the National … Continued

Vladimir Nabokov and Translation: A Transatlantic Symposium

December 3, 2018

On October 27-28 CSEEES hosted the second part of a transatlantic symposium “Vladimir Nabokov and Translation.” Organized by Julie Loison-Charles (Lille University) and Stanislav Shvabrin (UNC-Chapel Hill), the symposium invited scholars to discuss the most divisive and contentious aspect of … Continued

New Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Holodomor

December 3, 2018

From 1932 to 1933 a man-made famine ravaged the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, claiming close to 4 million lives. Today, that famine is known as the Holodomor – “hunger death” or “death by hunger” in Ukrainian. As our awareness of … Continued

Teaching the Cold War

October 15, 2018

There is a pressing need, now more than ever, for students to learn the history of Soviet-U.S. relations, and for teachers to have access to resources to effectively teach the Cold War-era. The specter of the Soviet Union still hangs heavy over the relationship … Continued

Job Announcement: Assistant Professor in Central European Studies

October 4, 2018

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (http://gsll.unc.edu/) invites applications for a full time, tenure track position: Assistant Professor (Working Title: Laszlo Birinyi, Sr. Fellow) in Central European Studies … Continued

Reflecting on 1968

October 3, 2018

In 1968 – the year the Detroit Tigers won the World Series and one year before the first Woodstock festival – student protests erupted across the globe. In Czechoslovakia the year marked a brief period of gradual liberalization within the … Continued